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Dog shot in the face at Decatur park

DECATUR, Ga. — Decatur Police are seeking information after a dog was found shot in the face at Glenwood Park. [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]. Officers responded to a call near Norris Street and Church Street in the early morning of June 27 about gunshots fired in the area.
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Seafood restaurant to open third location in Brookhaven

A high-end seafood restaurant has announced plans to open a third Atlanta area location in Brookhaven in 2023.  C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar is expected to open its new location in a complex called Porter on Peachtree at 3930 Peachtree Road next year, according to a press release. C&S Restaurant Group opened its first C&S […] The post Seafood restaurant to open third location in Brookhaven appeared first on Reporter Newspapers & Atlanta Intown.

Johns Creek man pleads guilty to defrauding elderly man

Aziz Choukri, of Johns Creek, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud after admitting that he defrauded a 79-year-old retiree of about $650,000. “Fraud schemes targeting the elderly are a particularly egregious type of fraud that often deplete the victims’ entire life savings,” said U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Buchanan. “This conviction affirms our commitment to prosecuting those who prey on our most vulnerable citizens.”

This Georgia Home Defines ‘Woodsy Chic’

From state parks, nature centers, and a botanical garden to visual arts centers and historic monuments, Gainesville, GA, has scenery in spades. Not to be confused with the town in Florida of the same name, this Gainesville is a significantly less-populated area that boasts that wonderfully charming Southern small-town feel. It even earned the moniker “Hospitality Capital of the World” when it hosted the 1996 Olympic rowing and kayaking events. Situated by Lake Lanier at the Blue Ridge Mountain foothills, Gainesville offers a heavily wooded area with outdoor adventure, water recreation galore, and homes worth putting on your radar.
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How will Supreme Court abortion ruling affect adoption across country?

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - More than 407,000 children are in foster care across the country, that’s according to the Kids Count Data Center and the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System. With the overturning of Roe v. Wade, it’s possible that number will keep growing. In...

Aurora Theatre Announces Leadership Change and 2022-23 Signature Season

The Aurora Theatre announced that co-founder Anthony Rodriquez will join HUB404 Conservancy, a multi-purpose nine-acre greenspace in Buckhead, as its first executive director. While he will maintain a presence on Aurora’s board of directors, Co-Founder and Producing Artistic Director Ann-Carol Pence and Managing Director Katie Pelkey will continue to lead the theatre’s day-to-day operations.

Norcross gears up for ‘Red, White & BOOM!’ celebration

NORCROSS — The city of Norcross is hosting its annual pre-Fourth of July block party — Red, White & BOOM! — on Sunday, July 3. The event will include several road closures, as well as fireworks. Residents may need to plan alternate routes and/or make preparations for animals and others sensitive to loud noises.

Art pop-up exhibit to run in Brookhaven through July

A pop-up art exhibit will run in Town Brookhaven through July 26. Explore Brookhaven, the city’s tourism organization, and art company srmART Connect have partnered to put on “Art Pop Up + Shop” in Town Brookhaven, according to a press release. The pop-up exhibit will include a collection of paintings, mixed media, photography, drawings, and […] The post Art pop-up exhibit to run in Brookhaven through July appeared first on Reporter Newspapers & Atlanta Intown.
Literary Hub

From Duluth to Decatur these bookstores are helping in the fight for reproductive justice.

As per usual, indie bookstores remain a beacon of hope in this country. After Friday’s devastating decision overturning Roe v. Wade, many feminist/social-justice-oriented bookshops became a sanctuary for those grieving across the country—particularly in states with trigger laws in place. Some set up special displays, putting books about abortion rights and reproductive justice at the front of the store; many have always been dedicated to putting that knowledge into readers’ hands.

Jackets Qualifying for U.S. Amateur

THE FLATS – Six current and former Georgia Tech golfers begin a busy week in amateur golf Monday and Tuesday, attempting to qualify for the 122nd United States Amateur Championship with a 36-hole final qualifier at the Standard Club in Johns Creek, Ga. Current Yellow Jackets Bartley Forrester, Connor...

Ludacris' Longtime Manager Chaka Zulu Shot In Atlanta

Atlanta’s Hip-Hop scene is seeing yet another act of senseless violence. ATL music executive/longtime manager of rapper Ludacris, Chaka Zulu, was shot Sunday night in the city’s Buckhead neighborhood. The news was confirmed by 11 Alive which reports that the co-CEO of Disturbing Tha Peace Records, was shot...